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Colonial New York

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QuestionAnswer
Indentured Servant A person who worked in exchange for payment for a boat trip to America
Apprentice A person who works for an experienced person to learn a skill
Service A job that helps people. These jobs include doctor, teacher, etc.
Merchant A person who buys and sells goods for money
John Peter Zenger Printer who was put on trial for printing articles that the governor of colonial New York did not like
Jupiter Hammon The first African American to publish a poem.
Artisan A worker with a special skill; such as a carpenter or shoemaker
Manor Large piece of land owned by one landowner who rented smaller pieces of land to farmers
Robert Livingston Owner of Livingston Manor, a large manor south of Albany
Huguenots Settlers from France who came here for religious freedom and settled in New Paltz
Rhinebeck An old Dutch town settled by German immigrants
How did merchants make a living in New York? by selling goods in their towns, other colonies, and other countries
Where was New York's first chocolate factory? Albany
How long did children attend school during the year? 3 months
Were schools free in colonial times? No, each student's family had to pay for their education
How did the English change education for children in New York? Classes were now being taught in English instead of Dutch
How do cities stimulate growth? There are many different ways to make a living in a city (more jobs) and more factories and stores.
How did colonists make a living in New York? Jobs included sailors, farmers, carpenters, doctors, lawyers, merchants, printers, blacksmiths, etc.
What kinds of work did children do in the morning? They got water from streams, collected eggs, milked cows, light fires, etc.
Created by: bkorybarry
 

 



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